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Getting Excited about MLA17: A First-Time Attendee's Perspective

VisualDx is gearing up for MLA '17. One of our staff medical librarians will be attending this annual conference for the first time and she writes about being a first-time and what she's looking forward to experiencing.


GUEST BLOG: What Can We Do to Promote Skin Cancer Awareness?

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Guest blogger R. Logan Jones, MD writes about what physicians and other healthcare providers can do to properly educate patients about skin cancer prevention. 


Couple Returns from Hawaiian Vacation With Nausea, Vomiting & Pain - Can You Diagnose?

A couple returns from Hawaii and heads to urgent care soon after with nausea, vomiting and stabbing pain throughout their bodies. With the full symptom list, can you diagnose them correctly?


GUEST BLOG: The Power and Practicality of Sun Safety

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Guest blogger Brayden R. Forbes, Class of 2018 MD candidate at University of Utah School of Medicine, writes about the importance of education to those most at risk for skin cancer. He highlights efforts taken at University of Utah to reach students before they develop unsafe sun behaviors. 


What's the Diagnosis? - May 15, 2017

A middle-aged woman complains to her doctor about small vesicles on her fingers. With the full symptom list, can you diagnose him correctly?


Multiple Factors Put Young People at Risk for Skin Cancer: A Guest Blog

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Guest blogger Brian Wu, M.D. writes about skin cancer in young people. Multiple factors put many at risk and the solution is more complex than lectures about the ills of tanning beds.


GUEST BLOG: Celebrating Nurses Week

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. We wanted to celebrate nurses who are leading the charge for health, wellness, and patient safety. One of our VisualDx champions wanted to share how nurses have shaped her medical career path. She shared her thoughts with us.


What's the Diagnosis? - May 8, 2017

A middle-aged man arrives at the doctor's office with widespread skin petechiae and purpura on his legs. With the full symptom list, can you diagnose him correctly?


What's the Diagnosis? - May 1, 2017

A 6-year-old comes to the pediatrician's office complaining of an earache, a headache and a runny nose. Can you diagnose him correctly?


What's the Diagnosis? - April 24, 2017

Your patient returns from an archaeological dig in Utah and thinks he has pneumonia. Can you diagnose him correctly?